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Commercialising your Research & Innovation

As part of our ambition to drive a growth in Research & Innovation income I would like to draw your attention to a new opportunity to take part in a fully funded intensive six-day commercialisation program.

Who should attend?

Early stage research academics, PhD students and staff wishing to explore future commercialisation opportunities available to them from their research. 

Program content

  • Preparing for commercialisation 
  • Developing ideas and managing intellectual property
  • Understanding quality, customer service and pricing
  • Communicating ideas for funding
  • Business and financial planning
  • Dragons den presentation pitch
  • Disc Personality Profiling
  • How to network with external companies and PR
  • Session by Royal Society Entrepreneur–in-residence Peter Hotten


Bridging Innovation

Program benefits

  • Knowledge of the mechanism through which research can be channelled into commercial opportunities;
  • A practical understanding of how to develop and protect ideas & opportunities;
  • An appreciation of how engagement with private sector funding can provide the mechanism for wealth creation and for furthering research ambitions;
  • Understanding of business planning with case studies from successful business
  • Better understanding of your Personality Profile
  • A chance to network with likeminded researchers across campus

Application form

2021 Bridging Innovation Course Application

Please submit the attached application form to by 21st April 2021.

If you have any questions or need any further information about Bridging Innovation 2021 please contact Andrea Watkins – or